• Brown Brothers Harriman
  • Jersey City , NJ
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 10 Bayside Terrace

The Global Head of Application & Data Architecture takes a company's business strategy and defines an IT systems / applications architecture to support that strategy. As the Global Head of Application & Data Architecture reporting into Head of Applications Development, this position provides crucial support to the technology and business decision makers in BBH. Based on a thorough understanding of the organization?s current business architecture, application architecture and IT landscapes, this role provides senior level management the necessary insights into their various technology options and alternatives. This position delivers optimal guidance and direction to lead BBH through business / technology improvements and transformations necessary to execute its strategy. This role will be mainly responsible for 1) enterprise wide application architecture, data architecture, and support to BBH business enterprise architecture 2) driving the definition and adoption of enterprise reference architecture, development standards / tools and best practices 3) working with development teams to assure alignment within the proposed solution architecture to promote simplification, standardization and enterprise strategies, and also acting as part of the future governance 4) rationalizing current platforms and proposing a future state application development architecture to achieve more strategic alignment and better cost structure 5) directly engaging with and providing architectural leadership for various BBH business and technology partners 6) evaluating and suggesting new and emerging technologies / tools to best serve business needs and enable BBH as a first class technology service provider.

Responsibilities :

  • Design and develop both mainframe and distributed computing systems.
  • Acts as high level technical expert, addressing problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
  • Perform feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management.
  • Participates as a member of the Systems Senior Leadership Team
  • Provides leadership by exhibiting influence through collaboration and partnership
  • Provide effective leadership for not only direct reports but also employees outside department and location ? be a leader of the firm
  • Provide effective leadership for not only direct reports but also employees outside department and location
  • Provide strategic vision to the business and technology partners in the firm
  • Enterprise wide application architecture, data architecture, and support to business enterprise architecture.
  • Driving the definition and adoption of enterprise reference architecture, development standards / tools and best practices
  • Directly engaging with and providing architectural leadership for various BBH business and technology partners
  • Evaluating and suggesting new and emerging technologies / tools to best serve business needs and enable BBH as a first class technology service provider
  • Qualifications :

  • BS or MS degree in Technology and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 15+ years in designing and implementing system and application architectures.
  • Strong Communication skills.
  • Analytical abilities.
  • Ability to lead a global team
  • UNIX and Windows NT experience
  • Architecture standards.
  • Relevant Programming Languages.
  • Mainframe technology: In depth knowledge of platforms such as UNIX and Windows NT; and technologies such as COBOL, CICS, DB2, SQL, and Pascal.
  • Distributed system technology: In depth knowledge of platforms such as UNIX and Windows NT; and languages, such as Java, Java Script, HTML, Perl/GGI, EJB, and XML.
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    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law.Full timeJersey City

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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